From Citizen Reporting to Media Conversation: How an Afghan News Agency Retools Mobile Tech

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Oct 26, 2010 In Afghanistan, a documentary media company and an independent news agency have teamed up to integrate mobile phones and SMS into news reports. From election day text messages to stories of homemade airplanes, one news agency shows how a willingness to adapt mobile platforms to the landscape can… Continue reading From Citizen Reporting to Media Conversation: How an Afghan News Agency Retools Mobile Tech

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If You Build It, They Will Come: SeenReport and Mobile Citizen Journalism in Pakistan

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Sep 01, 2010 The devastating floods in Pakistan have been covered by trained reporters and mainstream media outlets around the world. Citizens, often on the front lines of the flood, have also been contributing thousands of reports through mobile phones, in part enabled by the citizen journalism serviceSeenReport. SeenReport (from “see… Continue reading If You Build It, They Will Come: SeenReport and Mobile Citizen Journalism in Pakistan